Kananaskis Country

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Elk Pass

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This trail climbs on an old fire road for 4.9 km before it crosses a meadow and reaches West Elk Pass. You can continue into British Columbia and the Elk Lakes Provincial Park (BC Parks). Elk Lakes headquarters and the Alpine Club of Canada's Elk Lakes Cabin (alpineclubofcanada.ca/facility/elklakes.html) are located 4.3 km from the Alberta/BC border. Note that bikes are not permitted in Elk Lakes Provincial Park. The summer trail differs from the winter alignment in that the Elk Pass Cross-Country Ski Trail continues up to the hydroline and this route is used for bikes accessing Elk Lake Provincial Park, but bikes need to be remain in the parking area.

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Open

Groomed: Nov 19  Track Set: Nov 19

Trailhead:
    Length:5.6 km
    Elevation Profile210 m / 700 ft m
    Type:Out-and-Back
    Point-to-Point
    Group Size Limit:15  (Permit information)
    SummerHikingMtn Biking/Cycling
    Winter
    Trail Map Spray Valley & Peter Lougheed Map (Geo Referenced)
    Kananaskis Lakes Ski Trails Map
    Summer Trails Map
    Winter Trails
    Trail Report:Peter Lougheed
    Trails  Kananaskis Country  - All Parks
    Updated: Nov 20, 2020